Top Tips for Visiting Colonial Williamsburg

I wish I had this advice when I first visited Colonial Williamsburg…so I thought I would try and share it with you! These are some great tips and advice for anyone looking to come to this great place of American History. Tell them Walk With History sent you!! Plan your visit:https://www.colonialwilliamsburg.org Intro: 0:00Visitor’s Center: 0:10TheContinue reading “Top Tips for Visiting Colonial Williamsburg”

Your Colonial Williamsburg First Family Visit

Visiting Colonial Williamsburg for the first time with our family was an amazing experience. And since this is our 40th Walk With History episode…we wanted to give you a behind the scenes look at what it’s like to make Walk With History videos with our family in tow! We are so grateful to the WalkContinue reading “Your Colonial Williamsburg First Family Visit”

Ghostbusters Wanted? – History and Hauntings in Gettysburg Pennsylvania

While visiting Gettysburg, Pennsylvania I got the chance to take a ghost tour with a local touring company. I have found that you can learn a surprising amount of history on these tours…and you can too! I highly encourage you to support these small businesses and don’t be afraid to go learn some history byContinue reading “Ghostbusters Wanted? – History and Hauntings in Gettysburg Pennsylvania”

Touring the Gettysburg Address Location

I was lucky enough to get a quick tour of the Gettysburg National Cemetery and found out that the monument that stood where people thought Lincoln gave the Gettysburg Address was recently found to be in the wrong spot! I show you where he actually stood when he gave his most famous speech as weContinue reading “Touring the Gettysburg Address Location”

Strong Vincent at Little Round Top the Battle of Gettysburg

Part 1 of my Gettysburg tour takes me to visit the statue of Strong Vincent and Little Round Top! This was such a treat to be able to visit and I cannot recommend this enough to anyone who has a chance to go. Intro: 0:00Gettysburg Visitor’s Center: 2:08Gettysburg Devil’s Den: 2:35Strong Vincent Statue: 5:29Strong VincentContinue reading “Strong Vincent at Little Round Top the Battle of Gettysburg”

The Last Modern Day Witch Trial | The Witch of Pungo

We walk in the footsteps of the last of the modern day 18th Century Witch Trials in Virginia Beach, Virginia. (this was right after the Salem Witch Trials) Grace Sherwood was accused of being a witch…and the results of those accusations are probably not what you would expect! Intro 0:00Grace Sherwood Marker 0:16Grace Sherwood StatueContinue reading “The Last Modern Day Witch Trial | The Witch of Pungo”

Walking with George Washington: The Battle and Surrender at Yorktown

We visit the Yorktown Battlefield on the 240th anniversary of the surrender at Yorktown. We will take you through the visitor’s center, and the stops around the battlefield. Plan your visit:https://www.nps.gov/york/index.htm Intro 0:00Visitors Center 0:11Victory Monument 6:03Stop A British Inner Defense Line 8:30Stop B Grand French Battery 9:49Stop C Second Allied Siege Line 12:08Stop DContinue reading “Walking with George Washington: The Battle and Surrender at Yorktown”

The Civil Right Museum and Facts You Didn’t Know About the MLK Assassination

I visit the Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee and talk about LITTLE KNOWN FACTS of the MLK Assassination. It leads one to believe that James Earl Ray was not the actual assassin. Intro: 0:00Background of MLK Assassination: 0:18The Church and The Mountaintop Speech: 3:21The Lorraine Motel: 7:40James Earl Ray: 8:07MLK is Shot: 11:47Coretta King:Continue reading “The Civil Right Museum and Facts You Didn’t Know About the MLK Assassination”

How to RESEARCH a Historic Marker (part 2)

I show you how I researched during my work to put up a historic marker in downtown Memphis, Tennessee. This marker is dedicated to the first documented lynching in Memphis, that occurred on January 1st, 1851. While I was never able to find the actual name of the enslaved man that was killed, I talkContinue reading “How to RESEARCH a Historic Marker (part 2)”

How to Research for a Historic Marker

I talk about my work to put up a historic marker in downtown Memphis, Tennessee. This marker is dedicated to the first documented lynching in Memphis, that occurred on January 1st, 1851. While I was never able to find the actual name of the enslaved man that was killed, I talk you through how IContinue reading “How to Research for a Historic Marker”